War of Nerves is the thirteenth episode of the second season of Baywatch. It originally aired on February 3, 1992.

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Ex-con and martial arts master Mason Sato, terrorizes Mitch, Kaye, and Hobie.


  • Guest star Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa would later reprise his role in the 2003 TV-Movie, Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding.
  • Future Baywatch regular Kelly Packard (April Giminski) has a small role in this episode as an unnamed beach girl. She wore the same bikini from her role as Joannie in the two part episode "The Trophy" as she does in this episode, a purple one with black fringe. It is also her second appearance in the series as a guest star.
  • Although Billy Warlock does not appear in this episode, his character, Eddie Kramer, apparently witnessed at least some of the events of the story. In the reunion film Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding, it is said Eddie testified against Mason Sato at Hobie's kidnapping trial.
Season 2 (1991-1992)
Baywatch Season 2

Main Characters:
Mitch BuchannonEddie KramerShauni McClainHobie BuchannonDon ThorpeBen EdwardsHarvey Miller

Recurring Characters:
Newmie NewmanJohn D. CortGarner EllerbeeGayle BuchannonKaye MorganJim BarnettBrooke

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